Competitive Enterprise Institute

Avoiding the Regulatory Cliff: A Bipartisan Agenda to Restore Limited Government and Revive America’s Economy

Ivan Osorio, Wayne Crews
June 13, 2013
We who advocate economic liberty recognize these endeavors as the choices that free individuals make to realize th

2012 Cost Analysis of the New Energy Economy: $484 Million For Unneeded Energy

William Yeatman
June 11, 2013
From January 2007 to January 2011, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter pushed through the General Assembly a legislative

Taxicab Medallions and Heirloom Tomatoes to the Rescue

Eli Lehrer
November 18, 2007

When they seek to buy inventory, expand, or hire new employees, businesses need credit.

2012 Cost Analysis of the New Energy Economy

William Yeatman
January 29, 2013

Before Bill Ritter became Governor of Colorado, state regulators required utilities to deliver power to ratepayers at the least possible cost.

Virginia’s Uranium Mining Moratorium Should Be Buried, But What About Property Rights?

Marc Scribner
January 16, 2013

The earth below the United States contains 5 percent of the world’s known recoverable uranium deposits.

Environmental Protection Agency: $353 billion Annually to Comply with Regulations; Most of Any Agency

Ryan Young
December 19, 2012

The quality of regulation depends heavily on its transparency.

The Regional Haze Settlement Agreement Is a Terrible Deal for New Mexico

William Yeatman
November 15, 2012

Working Paper Series

The Marketplace Fairness Act Would Create a State Sales Tax Cartel and Hurt Consumers

Jessica Melugin
July 30, 2012

The rapid growth of online retailing has been accompanied by increasing calls by state and local officials to allow them to capture more sales tax revenue and by brick-and mortar retailers to

The Viability of Municipal Wi-Fi Networks

Braden Cox

Ownership of broadband networks by municipalities, like many other government initiatives, is framed in terms of best intentions.


The Real Meaning of "TSCA Modernization": The Shift from Science-Based Standards to Over-Precaution

Angela Logomasini
March 1, 2012

Proposed reforms to the nation’s chemical safety law—the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)—threaten to undermine public health and innovation, according to a study published by the Competitive En

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